Aluric, by Robert Howard. Ace Books, 1964, paperback. When Esau Cairn was sent across space to the planet of Almuric, he knew nothing of his destination. The secret discovery of a scientist who had invented a space-transition machine, Almuric was a world of strange and terrible beings, savages and swordsmen, winged monsters and incredible secrets. Esau, alone on Almuric, with nothing but his wits to protect him, faces Almuric's worst perils to make himself monarch in this novel of heroic fantasy from the creator of the Conan series. Condition: Very good. Covers have slight shelf wear from storage, tiny corner blunts, a few impact dings. Light crease near spine. Spine is good. Interior pages are tanned, but are clean, intact, and tight.